Hood cable after the tests exceeded the permissible norm
Opening of the Kiev funicular after the repair was postponed due to anomalies discovered during testing.
The funicular was supposed to resume work on August 23, but the press service of “Kyivpastrans” announced that the repair time had to be extended.
“After a test load the hood of the cable exceeded the permissible norm. According to experts, this issue requires further attention and time correction. On the day of completion of maintenance work the company will be reported later,” – said on the website of the KSCA.
KP “Kyivpastrans” announced that over the past month during the annual routine maintenance was updated tools connection of the cable car, the floors and ceiling, repaired traction motors, wheels, brakes, pantographs.
Kiev funicular is operated from 1905. During this time, he was totally reconstructed in 1928, 1958 and 1984.